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No matter how affordable the destinations we talk about are, the simple fact is: You can’t live anywhere for free…

But what if you had an income that went with you? An income that could give you the freedom you need to just pick up and go?

You could spend half the year in your own cottage on the beach… work in the mornings and snorkel and relax in the afternoons.

With this kind of flexibility, it doesn’t matter where you’re based. That means you can travel whenever you feel like it. You could rent a place in Paris or Quito for a month or two of vacation, work from home a few days a week and spend the rest of your time enjoying the city.

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From the Archives of The Savvy Retiree Daily Archives

This Small Town in Ecuador Has Changed How I Feel About Retirement

This Small Town in Ecuador Has Changed How I Feel About Retirement

Eight years ago, I met a woman at a craft fair who regaled me with her plans to move her business to Ecuador. Intrigued, I researched Cuenca, Ecuador, planning a two-week trip with my ex-husband to see if retiring to a country outside the U.S. was feasible...

When You Live by the Sunny Shore in León…Life is a Beach

When You Live by the Sunny Shore in León…Life is a Beach

“When we’re gazing out at the sunset over the Pacific from our Day Beach Resort here in Salinas Grandes, Nicaragua, about 12 miles from León, it’s hard to recall all the steps that brought us here. We just kept moving forward, step by step, until we arrived,” says Christian Rodrigue.

Our Oasis in Bocas del Toro Funds Our New Laidback Lifestyle

Our Oasis in Bocas del Toro Funds Our New Laidback Lifestyle

For Wendy and Simon Langford, life wasn't bad. They had a modern, "smart" house in Seattle and a good income. But the daily grind kept them from spending time together. Just into their 50s, the idea of retiring sooner rather than later appealed to them...

An Activity-Rich Lifestyle in Langosta, Costa Rica

An Activity-Rich Lifestyle in Langosta, Costa Rica

Mike Clifford didn’t have to travel too far from his last job to his new home in Langosta, the quiet community next to Tamarindo on the Pacific Northwest of Costa Rica. That’s because he and his wife, Wendy, were working aboard a Windstar cruise ship that made frequent ports of call in Costa Rica.